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Crypt Sync

http://tools.tortoisesvn.net/CryptSync.html

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Posted December 2, 2012 by mmdmurphy in freeware, security

Forensic ISO images

CAINE… www.caine-live.net

Posted July 11, 2011 by mmdmurphy in freeware, Linux, security

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Safe Browsing from a Cafe

I don’t want to pick on Starbucks, it’s not just them. Anyway, I don’t have the answer, but I think here’s one piece:

http://hotspotshield.com/

http://www.tucows.com//preview/610085

http://www.butterscotch.com/show/Top-Ten-From-The-Tucows-Top-100-Part-1

Posted August 6, 2010 by mmdmurphy in Internet, security, tips

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DNS – where have your users gone?

An interesting concept. What if you had a list of “bad” sites on the internet AND could detect if any of your users had went there…. Well, that would give you a list of potentially infected computers on your network that you should consider scanning…..
http://www.skullsecurity.org/wiki/index.php/Dnscat
http://pauldotcom.com/wiki/index.php/Episode195
http://www.mayhemiclabs.com/?q=node/5

Posted April 18, 2010 by mmdmurphy in freeware, Internet, Podcasts, security

Disposable email addresses

Basically… are you tired of those websites who want you to verify your email address before you can do whatever….? Well, try these…
http://www.spamgourmet.com/
http://www.disposeamail.com/
http://www.grc.com/sn/sn-244.txt

Posted April 18, 2010 by mmdmurphy in email, freeware, Internet, Podcasts, security

Disabling certificates in Windows

http://netsekure.org/
http://www.grc.com/sn/sn-244.txt – look for sek and you will get there quicker.
Basically, why does your computer trust the hong kong post office? Let’s disable certificates from places maybe you don’t trust, or at least don’t need.
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Well, my first attempt didn’t work so well. I couldn’t get to my gmail account. So, I undid the changes. I will try again later…

Posted April 18, 2010 by mmdmurphy in security, tips, windows

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Wireless   Leave a comment

Here’s a neat little utility that shows you wireless traffic near you. I used it (mostly) to figure out why I was getting such a bad connection to my own wireless. Turns out there were LOTS of routers set to use channel 6 near me, so I simply moved to a different (nearly empty) channel.
HIGHLY recommended.
http://www.metageek.net/support/downloads

http://www.tlpcrepair.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=82:chanalyzer-3&catid=36:security&Itemid=62

Posted March 20, 2010 by mmdmurphy in freeware, security, tips, windows

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